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Picture special: Yorkshire RAF regiment exercises highest honour in town to celebrate its 75th anniversary

RAF Regiment personnel based at RAF Leeming have paraded through the historic North Yorkshire market town of Richmond to mark the corps’ 75th anniversary.

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Natalie Coates from Drifield in East Yorkshire walks through a patch of Bluebells at Rannerdale Knott in the Lake District.

Yorkshire weather: Yorkshire records hottest UK temperature... but for how long will it last?

Yorkshire enjoyed the warmest temperature in the United Kingdom on Wednesday as the region enjoyed a scorching spell of sunshine.

Environment
Setting out a manifesto for change in Yorkshire.

YP manifesto: Setting out our plans for change in Yorkshire

THE COMING General Election is a moment when Yorkshire can make its voice heard and demand the next Government addresses its major challenges.
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Is the White Rose the best emblem for Yorkshire?

Roger Ratcliffe: Why the white rose may not be best choice as our Yorkshire symbol

Back in the 1920s the poet and naturalist Geoffrey Grigson went straight from Oxford to a reporting job in the London office of The Yorkshire Post.

Heritage
Picture by Paul Atkinson

Live blog: Follow all the action from Tour de Yorkshire 2017

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle is underway - follow all the action here.

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Train services will be affected in Yorkshire today,

The Yorkshire train services affected by today's strike as union insists action is 'solidly supported'

A strike by rail workers in one of the bitter disputes over staffing and driver-only trains is being "solidly supported", causing disruption for passengers.
Transport
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Famous Hardrow Green Dragon Inn on the market.
Pictured the exterior of the Green Dragon.
Pictuire by Gerard Binks

World famous Dales pub the Green Dragon up for sale

A pub where iconic English poet William Wordsworth once stayed and which has a waterfall virtually in its back garden is up for sale.

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Barnsley's Roy Taylor will skipper one of the 12 boats in this year's Clipper Race.

Land-locked Yorkshireman Roy Taylor handed dream of skippering in Clipper Race

IT is famed the world over for being one of the longest and most grueling races ever conceived.
Barnsley
Katy Perry is heading for Hull this summer.

Pop superstar Katy Perry is heading for Hull... and she can't wait to try our Yorkshire puddings

Katy Perry joked about her "English boyfriends" as she announced she will headline Radio 1's Big Weekend.
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Harrogate is one of the most profitable places for property hunters.

How your house may actually earn more money than you

SURGING house prices mean homes have typically “earned” more than their owners in nearly a third of local areas across the UK over the last two years, a report has found.

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Weather latest: Warm weather to continue, but will we see any more storms across Yorkshire?

Health warnings have been escalated as the late summer heatwave continues across many parts of the UK - and further storms have not been ruled out.

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The Pennine Way signpost for Studley Pike.

Why do so many people feel the need to walk the Pennine Way?

It’s the most famous walking trail in Britain, but what keeps drawing people back to the Pennine Way? Andrew McCloy pulled on his walking boots to find out.

Analysis
York is one of the best places for families to live in the UK, according to a new poll

Tale of two cities: York tops family poll - Hull is bottom

York is one of the best places to raise a family in the UK - while Hull is one of the worst, according to a new survey.

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All Aboard! The Country Bus took Twitter by storm on Monday evening as the show gave a two-hour real-time trip on a bus through the Yorkshire Dales. Pictures: Lucy Bowden

Country Bus: How a two-hour bus trip tour of the Yorkshire Dales caused a social media stir

THERE was no music, no introduction, no commentary and no adverts... so why did the two-hour TV special of a bus trip through the Yorkshire Dales prove so popular?

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Sarah Harding and  Andy Moss in Ghost The Musical

Leeds date as Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding takes Demi Moore’s role in Ghost The Musical

GIRLS ALOUD star Sarah Harding today booked a Leeds date for her stage debut in a musical based on the classic movie, Ghost.

Theatre
A town crier and a parade of Lord Mayors, Mayors and other Civic Heads from across Yorkshire make their way through Halifax during the Yorkshire Day Celebrations.

How we celebrated Yorkshire Day across the county today

GOD’S own County celebrated 1,141 years in inimitable style today - with everything from welly-wanging to a giant bouquet of white roses.

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Ice-cream chef Giapo's Yorkshire Pudding cone

Scoop! I’ve made an ice cream cone out of a Yorkshire pudding

A PUDDING chef in New Zealand has created the first ice cream cone to be made out of a Yorkshire pudding.

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The blackberry crop is late this year

Fruit fancies crumble as cold spring delays Yorkshire’s blackberry crop

Blackberry crumble is not on the menu yet as a cold spring has delayed the ripening of the traditional British fruit.

Environment
Gary Barlow, Sir Gary Verity & Tim Firth at the 2015 WRA at first direct arena, Leeds.

Best of Yorkshire tourism to be honoured at 'sparkling' ceremony

A GLITZY ceremony recognising the stars of the Yorkshire tourism industry will have a new home this year, it has been announced.
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Barns and walls in upper Swaledale within the conservation area. Picture courtesy of Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

Why Yorkshire’s rural tourism industry could be threatened by poor transport and broadband

Grave concerns have been raised that the nation’s multi-billion pound tourism industry is being eroded through a lack of investment in infrastructure and technology.

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